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CIS 180 - Networking Essentials

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course provides students with the background necessary to master vendor-independent networking concepts. It introduces the conceptual building blocks that form modern-day networks, such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. It also provides a foundation in current networking technologies for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), wireless transmission, and security. Successful completion of this course prepares students to take the CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Association’s) Network+ certification exam and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) exam.

CIS 101 - Computer Concepts and Applications
CIS 107 - Information Technology Fundamentals and Applications
CIS 160 - Fundamentals of Computer Science I